ST. PETERSBURG — Dunedin defeated Dixie Hollins 44-28 in the season finale for both teams.
Dunedin was led by Anthony Diviney and Tramaine Batten. Diviney accounted for five touchdowns, throwing for 249 yards and three scores and rushing for 72 yards and two TDs. Batten rushed for 149 yards and caught two passes for 45 yards and a touchdown.
Dunedin opened a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on a 57-yard touchdown run by Diviney and a 22 yard touchdown from Diviney to Batten. Dixie Hollins responded with Brandon Bell's 95-yard kick return. On their next possession the Rebels scored on a 13-yard pass from Dana Harrington to Andy Haines to tie it.
After back-to-back Falcons touchdowns, Dixie got within nine on Bell's 48-yard touchdown run. But the Rebels failed on the 2-point conversion and Dunedin put the game away on two TD passes by Diviney, 63 yards to Chris Askew and 27 yards to Doug Forman.
Colby Cole, Times correspondent